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Davos 2018: Global risks threaten optimistic outlook

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Davos 2018: Business leaders report record-breaking optimism

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Shark canapés, vodka and Russian models: How Davos parties at night

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La Grande Crue of the mountains? Winemaker ages his bottles in French Pyrénées

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'Social media influencing' under the spotlight

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Davos 2018: IMF raises global growth forecasts

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The rift over Jerusalem: Pence in Israel as Abbas seeks EU support

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Why Hong Kong produces 200,000 tons of electronic waste per year

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Latest update 08/05/2010

Europe's Greek tragedy

In October 2009, Greece’s public debt reached a terrifying 12.7 percent of GDP, kicking off a crisis in European markets that threatened the currency block's economic stability. After several months of hesitation, eurozone nations agreed in May to an aid package for Greece worth some €110 billion - but the austerity measures called for by the plan are brutal. For the latest reports, interviews and analysis on the Greek financial tragedy, log on to FRANCE24.com.

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'Spain’s situation is very different to Greece’s'

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French lawmakers approve Greece rescue package

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EU approves 110-billion-euro bailout package

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EU's Barroso confident that bailout will allow Athens debt crisis to be contained

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World leaders fear contagion of debt crisis

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France is 'fully determined' to help Greece

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